Jim Chanos on the Financial Crisis

by: Prieur du Plessis

James Chanos is a legendary American hedge-fund manager and president and founder of Kynikos Associates, a New York City investment company focused on short selling. He rose to fame in the 1980s as a short seller who had a knack of spotting stocks he considered to be overvalued. After working as an analyst at several firms, he founded Kynikos (Greek for “cynic”) as a firm specializing in short selling.

This post features Chanos being interviewed by Rob Johnson of New Deal 2.0 - a one-stop shop for current news, fresh insight, and sharp analysis of the country’s fiscal crisis.

This is good stuff - click here for a Verbalink transcript.

Source: New Deal 2.0, August 2009.